CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH VILMOS ZSIGMOND
He shot wild images, but never out of control or random ones. His films as camera man include MCCABE & MRS. MILLER (1971), CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977), THE DEER HUNTER (1978), HEAVEN’S GATE (1980) and WITCHES OF EASTWICK (1987) and PLAYING BY HEART (1998) with CineMerit award winner Ellen Burstyn. He worked with Steven Spielberg and Woody Allen, Brian De Palma and Robert Altman. In 2014, Vilmos Zsigmond met French filmmaker Pierre Filmon – which became a voyage through his long and accomplished career.
With: Vilmos Zsigmond, John Boorman, Jerry Schatzberg, Darius Khondji, John Travolta
Screenplay: Pierre Filmon
Director of Photography: Olivier Chambon, James Chressantis, Luca Coassin
Film Editor: Charlotte Renaut
Composer: Samy Osta
Sound: Pascal Ribier, Tad Chamberlain
Producer: Jean-Francois Moussié, Marc Orly, Michael Mansouri
Production Company: Fastprod, Lost Films, Radiant Images, TCM Cinéma
World Sales: Tamasa Distribution
Director: Pierre Filmon
Producer, writer and director Pierre Filmon was born in Angers in 1970. He studied music and literature, before making short feature BLEUS DE CHINE (1996) about a journey with the Transsiberian railway through China. In 2014, his first short doc PAPA EST MORT was released. He is working on a feature film entitled LONG TIME NO SEE.